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Category: Outdoors

Bighorn Licenses, Upland Game Survey

ND Game and Fish News Six Bighorn Sheep LicensesThe North Dakota Game and Fish Department allocated six bighorn sheep licenses for the 2023 hunting season, one more than last year.One license was issued in unit B1, one in B3, two in B4 and one in B5. In addition, one license, as authorized under North Dakota […]
by The Dakotan
September 11, 2023

Finally Fall 

A Slice of Life I got an early start. Could not wait to get on the water. I thoroughly enjoy fishing, especially in the fall.  No, it’s not officially calendar autumn, but the fall season is underway. Leaves are starting to change colors, even dropping from some trees. Water temperatures on state lakes have begun […]
by Kim Fundingsland
September 10, 2023

Remaining Fall Turkey Licenses Available Sept. 20

ND Game and Fish release The fall wild turkey lottery has been held and more than 1,400 licenses remain in 13 units. Unsuccessful applicants will have a refund issued to their credit card. Beginning at 8 a.m. Central time on Sept. 20, all remaining licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. Hunters are […]
by The Dakotan
September 9, 2023

All About Bass 

Developing an Angling Career  WASHBURN – Just a couple of years out of high school, Washburn’s Peter Olson is enjoying his passion for all things fishing.   He builds and develops lures, studies why and when certain colors and patterns attract fish, compares various speeds of presentations, and has a keen interest in water color […]
by Kim Fundingsland
September 4, 2023

Latest NDGF News

Fall Turkey DeadlineNorth Dakota’s fall turkey application deadline is Sept. 6.Fall turkey hunters, including gratis applicants, can submit an online application through the North Dakota Game and Fish Department’s website, gf.nd.gov.Only North Dakota residents are eligible to apply. Nonresidents can apply for remaining fall turkey licenses following the first lottery. Hunters Be Mindful of Farmers, […]
by The Dakotan
September 1, 2023

All About Youth 

Learning and Fun at Outdoor Festival  MINOT – The 16th annual Youth Outdoor Festival was held Thursday evening at the State Fairgrounds Conservation and Skill Park.  The North Dakota Game and Fish event featured wildlife clubs throughout the area interacting with attendees, providing information, and presenting demonstrations.   “We’re here for the pheasants and the […]
by Kim Fundingsland
September 1, 2023

CWD Testing During Deer Bow, Elk, Moose Seasons

ND Game and Fish Department release With the deer bow, elk, and moose seasons opening soon, North Dakota Game and Fish Department officials remind hunters of the options for getting animals tested for chronic wasting disease.Hunters can drop off heads at any of the following locations:• Bismarck – North Dakota Game and Fish Department wildlife […]
by The Dakotan
August 29, 2023

ND Game and Fish News

Upland, Youth Pheasant Seasons on the Horizon With September in our sights, hunting seasons for upland game in North Dakota open soon. The season opens for sharp-tailed grouse, Hungarian partridge and ruffed grouse on Sept. 9. Following that, the two-day youth pheasant season for legally licensed residents and nonresidents ages 15 and younger opens Sept. […]
by The Dakotan
August 28, 2023

The $250 Mosquito 

A Slice of Life Sometimes things just don’t work out as planned. Maybe not even close. The following incident vividly illustrates my point.  A few years back I took two daughters on what was destined to be a fun and pleasant fishing trip to Lake Metigoshe. The beautiful lake in the scenic Turtle Mountains contains […]
by Kim Fundingsland
August 27, 2023

Odds Rising for Warm Winter 

Latest Long-Range Weather Outlook from CPC  What the weatherman has in store for the winter months is always of interest to North Dakotans, who often have a “we’ll see about that” response to long-range weather outlooks.  Nevertheless, indicators continue to favor a warmer than usual winter season for Minot and North Dakota. Here is the […]
by Kim Fundingsland
August 24, 2023

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